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Aplomado falcon (Falco femoralis pichinchae) a federally-listed species, at the Milford Nature Center.

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Aplomado falcon (Falco femoralis pichinchae) a federally-listed species, at the Milford Nature Center.

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Wild nightcrawlers (Lumbricus terrestris) caught in Lincoln, Nebraska. These are considered an invasive species in the United States.

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A Mexican gray wolf pup licks his mother’s nose at the Sedgwick County Zoo in Wichita, KS.

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Dusky moorhen (Gallinula tenebrosa) at the Taronga Zoo.

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An orange corn snake wraps around a woman’s feet, Sea Island, Georgia.

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An orange corn snake wraps around a woman’s feet, Sea Island, Georgia.

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Turtles rest on a log at the Audubon Zoo, New Orleans, Louisiana.

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Wild black-crowned night heron at the Audubon Zoo, New Orleans, Louisiana.

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Zoo keepers wear crane costumes to bond with juvenile Mississippi sandhill cranes at the Audubon Species Survival Center, part of the Audubon Zoo in New Orleans, Louisiana. With just 110 adults in the wild now, every chick counts, and so young birds are taught how to forage for food by their human ‘parents’ out in flight pens until it’s time to be released into the wild again.

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Zoo keepers wear crane costumes to bond with juvenile Mississippi sandhill cranes at the Audubon Species Survival Center, part of the Audubon Zoo in New Orleans, Louisiana. With just 110 adults in the wild now, every chick counts, and so young birds are taught how to forage for food by their human ‘parents’ out in flight pens until it’s time to be released into the wild again.

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Zoo keepers wear crane costumes to bond with juvenile Mississippi sandhill cranes at the Audubon Species Survival Center, part of the Audubon Zoo in New Orleans, Louisiana. With just 110 adults in the wild now, every chick counts, and so young birds are taught how to forage for food by their human ‘parents’ out in flight pens until it’s time to be released into the wild again.

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Zoo keepers wear crane costumes to bond with juvenile Mississippi sandhill cranes at the Audubon Species Survival Center, part of the Audubon Zoo in New Orleans, Louisiana. With just 110 adults in the wild now, every chick counts, and so young birds are taught how to forage for food by their human ‘parents’ out in flight pens until it’s time to be released into the wild again.

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Zoo keepers wear crane costumes to bond with juvenile Mississippi sandhill cranes at the Audubon Species Survival Center, part of the Audubon Zoo in New Orleans, Louisiana. With just 110 adults in the wild now, every chick counts, and so young birds are taught how to forage for food by their human ‘parents’ out in flight pens until it’s time to be released into the wild again.

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Zoo keepers wear crane costumes to bond with juvenile Mississippi sandhill cranes at the Audubon Species Survival Center, part of the Audubon Zoo in New Orleans, Louisiana. With just 110 adults in the wild now, every chick counts, and so young birds are taught how to forage for food by their human ‘parents’ out in flight pens until it’s time to be released into the wild again.

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Zoo keepers wear crane costumes to bond with juvenile Mississippi sandhill cranes at the Audubon Species Survival Center, part of the Audubon Zoo in New Orleans, Louisiana. With just 110 adults in the wild now, every chick counts, and so young birds are taught how to forage for food by their human ‘parents’ out in flight pens until it’s time to be released into the wild again.

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BIR003-00442

Zoo keepers wear crane costumes to bond with juvenile Mississippi sandhill cranes at the Audubon Species Survival Center, part of the Audubon Zoo in New Orleans, Louisiana. With just 110 adults in the wild now, every chick counts, and so young birds are taught how to forage for food by their human ‘parents’ out in flight pens until it’s time to be released into the wild again.

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BIR003-00443

Zoo keepers wear crane costumes to bond with juvenile Mississippi sandhill cranes at the Audubon Species Survival Center, part of the Audubon Zoo in New Orleans, Louisiana. With just 110 adults in the wild now, every chick counts, and so young birds are taught how to forage for food by their human ‘parents’ out in flight pens until it’s time to be released into the wild again.

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Zoo keepers wear crane costumes to bond with juvenile Mississippi sandhill cranes at the Audubon Species Survival Center, part of the Audubon Zoo in New Orleans, Louisiana. With just 110 adults in the wild now, every chick counts, and so young birds are taught how to forage for food by their human ‘parents’ out in flight pens until it’s time to be released into the wild again.

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An endangered Coquerel’s sifaka (Propithecus coquereli) at the Houston Zoo.

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An endangered Coquerel’s sifaka (Propithecus coquereli) at the Houston Zoo.

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An endangered Coquerel’s sifaka (Propithecus coquereli) at the Houston Zoo.

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An endangered Coquerel’s sifaka (Propithecus coquereli) at the Houston Zoo.

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An endangered Coquerel’s sifaka (Propithecus coquereli) at the Houston Zoo.

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Small tree finch, Camarhynchus parvulus, from Santa Cruz Island in the Galapagos.

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A zig zag spider, Neoscona cooksoni, with it’s prey, a juvenile painted locust, Schistocerca melanocera.

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A Galapagos tortoise, Chelonoidis vicina, at the Charles Darwin Research Station on Santa Cruz Island in the Galapagos.

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A Galapagos tortoise, Chelonoidis vicina, at the Charles Darwin Research Station on Santa Cruz Island in the Galapagos.

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A Galapagos tortoise, Chelonoidis vicina, at the Charles Darwin Research Station on Santa Cruz Island in the Galapagos.

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A Floreana lava lizard on Floreana Island in Galapagos National Park.

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A striated heron, Butorides striata, on Floreana Island in Galapagos National Park.

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A female cactus finch, Geospiza scandens, on Floreana Island in Galapagos National Park.

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A zig zag spider, Neoscona cooksoni, on Floreana Island in Galapagos National Park.

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